Dallas Mavericks at New York Knicks Basketball Betting Tips 1/30/2019
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Madison Square Garden
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The Dallas Mavericks travel to Madison Square Garden to play the New York Knicks on Wednesday, January 30, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Dallas as 6 point favorites.
The Mavericks have a record of 22-27. They are 3rd in the Southwest Division. They have a point differential of 0 as they average 109.6 points per game while giving up 109.6 per contest. The Knicks have an overall mark of 10-39. They currently are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They total 106.5 points per contest and give up 115.0, which is a point differential of -8.5.
Valuable Dallas Mavericks Betting Trends
The Dallas Mavericks are 30-19-0 against the spread
The Dallas Mavericks are 22-26-0 against the over/under
Important New York Knicks Betting Trends
The New York Knicks are 23-25-1 against the spread
The New York Knicks are 24-25-0 against the over/under
Key Dallas Mavericks Injuries
01/12/19 PG J.J. Barea Achilles is out for season
Key New York Knicks Injuries
10/11/18 F Kristaps Porzingis Knee is out indefinitely
01/28/19 PG Frank Ntilikina Groin is questionable Wednesday vs Dallas
01/25/19 PG Emmanuel Mudiay Shoulder is out indefinitely
Harrison Barnes averages 17.6 points per game in 32.3 minutes per contest. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 4.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%. Luka Doncic comes into this contest averaging 20.5 points per game while playing 32.1 minutes per night. He pulls down 6.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is at 73%.
Tim Hardaway averages 19.4 points per game and he sees the court an average of 32.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.5 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 85%. Kevin Knox averages 12.2 points per game while playing 27.3 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per game and has 0.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is at 69%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Mavericks allow 109.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 15th and 13th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 43.8 rebounds a game which ranks 8th, and they give up 24.4 assists per contest which puts them in 16th place in the league. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the league. Dallas averages 109.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 20th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.0 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 22nd. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 21st in the league. They average 45.9 rebounds per game and 22.6 assists per contest, which ranks them 11th and 24th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 5th with 14.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Knicks surrender 115.0 points per contest, which ranks them 25th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 48% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 28th and 17th in those defensive statistics. They rank 27th with 25.7 assists allowed per contest, and 29th with 48.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Knicks are 17th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.8 per game. New York is 23rd in the league with 106.5 points per game this year. They are 30th in the league in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -8.5. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 25th in the NBA. They are 22nd in the league in rebounding with 44.1 boards per game and 30th in assists per contest with 19.8. The Knicks are 24th in turnovers per game with 13.1.
The Mavericks are 18th in the NBA in offensive rating with 109.9, and their defensive rating of 109.9 is ranked 13th. In terms of pace they are 16th in the league with 99.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 18th. As a team they are 16th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 3rd in the league. Dallas is 6th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 18th in the league.
New York is 27th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 5th in the NBA. The Knicks are 26th in the league in defensive rating with 114.5, and their offensive rating of 106.1 is ranked 28th. They are 12th in the NBA in pace with 99.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 30th. As a unit they are 30th in the league in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 21st in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Mavericks/Knicks NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Dallas -6
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